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The cancer waiting game: When the recommended treatment is nothing

For patients who choose ‘watch and wait,’ putting off treatment can be a relief — and a source of stress

Oct. 11, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

For certain slow-growing cancers, doctors recommend a “watch and wait” approach, also known as active surveillance, rather than aggressive early treatment. But it can be stressful for patients to be told they have cancer in the same breath as a recommendation against immediate treatment. Here are some tips on how to cope with the stress by asking the right questions.

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On the other side of tragedy

People who endure life-changing stress seem to gain resilience — and think they look younger: study

Nov. 18, 2015 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Weathering life’s darkest storms and deepest traumas may equip some older adults with the internal armor to better cope with daily aggravations.

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McGregor launches first Fred Hutch crowdfunding campaign

Behavioral medicine researcher and psychologist Bonnie McGregor is raising funds to develop a web-workbook to accompany a cognitive stress-management program for ovarian cancer survivors

May 23, 2013 | By Galen Motin Goff

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Center hosts annual cancer survivorship seminar June 2

'Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness' features keynote by comedian/juggler/survivor, breakout sessions on health and well-being, and provider panel; registration required

May 29, 2012 | By Christi Ball Loso

Cancer survivors and those who support and care for them converge on campus Saturday, June 2 for Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness, the annual educational event of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program.

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Can stress-management techniques improve immune function?

Bonnie McGregor seeks volunteers with family history of breast cancer for Health SMART study

Nov. 9, 2009

Led by Dr. Bonnie McGregor of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Health SMART is a study to see how stress-reduction workshops can help women with a family history of breast cancer manage their everyday stresses and cancer-risk concerns. The goal of the study, funded by the National Cancer Institute, is to see whether various stress-management and coping techniques reduce stress and improve immune function.

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